Forest River Buys in Ligonier

10-31-2017 -- Pete Letherman, SIOR, CCIM, assisted Forest River in purchasing the 118,337 SF industrial building at 710 Gerber Street in Ligonier. The building, which includes 10 acres, was purchased from Kropf Family Real Estate LLC. Forest River plans to create about 130 jobs before year’s end at this new location which will produce Puma brand travel trailers. The building was most recently used by Creative Wood, a furniture maker. Forest River, a Berkshire Hathaway company, produces recreational vehicles, pontoon boats, cargo trailers and buses. The company, headquartered in Elkhart, operates multiple manufacturing facilities throughout the Midwest and West Coast.